Category Archives: Sushi

Izakaya Go, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Izakaya Go Matcha Green Tea Takoyaki Hamachi kama Unagi bowl Salmon skin salad Miso Soup Battera Agedashi tofu Chicken Karaage Tuna Belly Steak Chawan Mushi Mushroom Zosui porridge Ten zaru soba with tempura Tororo Udon with grated mountain yam … Continue reading

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Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant Oolong Tea Oshinko – Assorted Japanese Pickles, Nori, Kimchee Salmon Belly Tartare – Caviar, Chives, Dashi Soy with crispy Lotus Root Suomono – Cucumber and Seaweed with Vinegar Sauce Hirame Carpaccio with citrus nam pla … Continue reading

Posted in Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Inyo, Inyo Asian Variety, Inyo Asian Variety Restaurant, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu

Aburiya Raku [2,] Las Vegas NV

Tweet Raku Red Sea Breem (Renko Dai) – Sashimi with pickled chrysanthemum, glass noodles, crispy skin Juicy Deep Fried Asajimie Chicken with Spinach and Yuzu Crispy Pig’s Ear Kurobuta Pork Belly in Broth with Braised Greens 1/2 Agadashi Tofu with … Continue reading

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Japanese Cuisine by Omae, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Japanese Cuisine by Omae Matcha Sakizuke – Ikura and Mushrooms with Grated Daikon, Ponzu Sauce Zensai – Amaebi Tartar, Celeriac Puree, Tomato Sorbet, Shrimp Chips Mushimono – Steamed Scallop, Mozzarella, Grated Turnip, Golden Brown Sauce Sashimi – Salmon, Horse … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Dessert, Food, Japanese Cuisine by Omae, Las Vegas, Nevada, Omae, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Tiramisu, Truffle

Fountains Brunch at Jasmine, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Jasmine Welcome Platter – Apricot/Blueberry/Strawberry Jam, Compressed Melon Skewers, Blueberry Danish, Chocolate Muffin, Banana Muffin, Pain Au Chocolate, Butter Croissant Coffee Sui Mai/Har Gao/Char Siew Bao/Peking Duck Bao American Caviar, Buckwheat Waffle, Chive Crème Fraiche/ Tuna Poke with Mango … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Breakfast, Coffee, Crab, Croissant, Dessert, Foie, Food, Fountains Brunch, Fountains Brunch at Jasmine, French Toast, Ice Cream, Jasmine, Las Vegas, Lobster, Nevada, Pork, Sushi, Waffles

Yonaka Modern Japanese, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Yonaka Modern Japanese Cucumber Basil Martini – Sake, Basil, Cucumber, Lemon Compressed Cucumber, Tomato, Salmon Eggs, Micro-basil Crispy Brussel Sprouts – Lemon, Chili, Mint, Puffed Rice Beet Fries – Rosemary, Sea Salt, Housemade Kewpie-style mayo Karaage – Fried Chicken, … Continue reading

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Uchi, Austin TX

Tweet Uchi Pomegranate Tea Beet Sorbet with Candied Lemon Ume Jiso Roll – Cucumber and Japanese Plum Tempura Kabocha Bacon Steakie – Pork Belly, Watermelon, Radish, Citrus, Thai Basil Mustang Makimono – Freshwater Eel, Yellowtail, Tobiko, Avocado Machi Cure – … Continue reading

Posted in Austin, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Pork, Sushi, Texas, Uchi, Vacation

Wing Lei, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Wing Lei         Dim Sum: Shark Fin Dumpling, Pork Dumpling, Lobster Dumpling, Steamed Pork Bun, Scallop Custard, Har Gow, XLB, Tea Smoked Duck, Soy Chicken, Baked Pork Bun, Shrimp Balls, Egg Custard, Azuki Bean Sesame Balls, … Continue reading

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Yellowtail, Las Vegas NV

Tweet Yellowtail Beverages Oysters Big Eye Tuna Pizza/Crispy Kalbi Roll Baked Crab Hand Roll Being completely honest, I’m usually not a fan of “special events,” guest chefs, or the dumbed-down truncated experience of “Restaurant Week” but at $26 (after a … Continue reading

Posted in Crab, Food, Las Vegas, Nevada, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Yellowtail

Shunji, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Shunji Shirako Tofu in miso with rapeseed oil Arugula Salad with Lobster, Beets, Japanese Pears, Blue Cheese Cured Salmon, Bluefin, Red Grouper Tomato Agadashi Tofu with Japanese Eggplant and Shishito Pepper Squid, Squid Ink, Uni, Truffle, Quail Egg Yolk … Continue reading

Posted in California, Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Lobster, Los Angeles, Shunji, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle, Vacation

[lost meals] Ichiza and Kabuto, Las Vegas NV

Tweet The lost meals entries consist of meals that occurred at various times throughout 2012 which, for any number of reasons, escaped my documentation – some due to a cross country move and a new job, some due to the … Continue reading

Posted in Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Ichiza, Kabuto, Las Vegas, lost meals, Nevada, Sushi, Vacation

Blanca at Roberta’s, Brooklyn NY

Tweet The Gist: Roberta’s is a hip pizza place in Brooklyn – at least to the majority of its patrons – but to those in the know it is so much more and in March of 2011 I had the … Continue reading

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Rogue 24, Washington DC

Tweet The Gist: Taken directly from the website because I couldn’t possibly sum it up better myself, “Rogue 24 is all about the unexpected…to wildly imaginative dishes and the theater-like setup where the kitchen acts as a culinary stage. Rogue … Continue reading

Posted in Coffee, Crab, DC, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Macaroon, Pork, Rogue 24, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle, Vacation, Vidalia 24, Washington

Per Se [2], New York NY

Tweet When I started planning this trip to New York the number one destination on my list was a return to Per Se; with stellar extended tasting menus at both The French Laundry under Corey Lee and Per Se under … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, Breakfast, Coffee, Crab, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Macaroon, New York, Pancakes, Per Se, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle

Brushstroke, New York NY

Tweet …believe it or not, planning a trip to New York is far more difficult than planning a trip to someplace new – as a matter of fact, of all the places I travel yearly I almost always have the … Continue reading

Posted in Bouley, Brushstroke, Crab, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Lobster, New York, Pork, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Truffle, Vacation

The Restaurant at Meadowood, St. Helena CA

Tweet My trip to Paris in April led to a renewed faith in the United States Michelin Guides; having dined at six 3* temples of gastronomy and four 2* establishments during our nine days in town I found that on … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, California, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Lobster, Meadowood, Napa, San Francisco, St. Helena, Sushi, Tasting Menu, The Restaurant at Meadowood, Vacation

Saison, San Francisco CA

Tweet To anyone who knows me they’ll realize that my vacation planning is extensive – there are things I enjoy (the visual arts, music, and sports in no particular order) and if I can fit in some great dining all … Continue reading

Posted in Bread Basket, California, Crab, Dessert, Foie, Food, Ice Cream, Lobster, Saison, San Francisco, Sushi, Tasting Menu, Vacation

Kakui and Oliveto, Oakland CA

Tweet As the primary point of this visit to the Bay Area was indeed a job recruitment/interview part of the reason that so many of my meals were quick snacks and places not requiring reservations was the variability of the … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Coffee, Croissant, Food, Kakui, Oakland, Oliveto, Sushi, Vacation

O Ya, Boston MA

TweetSave for the newly appointed Restaurant at Meadowood the only stateside Michelin 3-Star I’ve not yet been is MASA and considering how frequently I visit New York this is admittedly no accident. Call me crazy or call me unrefined but … Continue reading

Posted in Boston, Dessert, Foie, Lobster, Massachusetts, O Ya, Pork, Sushi, Truffle, Vacation

Matsuhisa, Los Angeles CA

Tweet Dining with two who prefer their seafood cooked but wanting to have some high quality sushi during our most recent trip to LA there were a number of choices, but in the end I went with the most “LA” … Continue reading

Posted in California, Dessert, Ice Cream, Los Angeles, Matsuhisa, Sushi, Tiramisu, Vacation